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Chameli Memsaheb to be screened at GPC

Guwahati: Paying tributes to legendary cultural revolutionary Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his 8th death anniversary, an acclaimed feature film titled Chameli Memsaheb will be screened at Guwahati Press Club (GPC) on Saturday (16 November 2019 at 5 pm). Directed by Inder Sen, the 1979 movie (Bengali) has music by Bhupen-da where casts include George Baker, Rakhee Gulzar, Anil Chatterjee, Gita Dey, Abha Dhulia, Tarun Kumar, Chinmoy Roy etc. Bhupen-da along with Hemant Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar, Aarti Mukherji etc lent their voices in different songs.

It was a remake of the Assamese movie Chameli Memsaab, which is based on a short story of eminent author-journalist Nirod Choudhury. Released in 1975, the critically acclaimed movie was directed by well-known performer Abdul Majid, where George Baker and Binita Borgohain played the lead roles. The well-admired movie brought the national award for best music direction (by Bhupen-da) for the first time to Assam's film-world.

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